i think 1 of my babies is dying

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Silkie Sue, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just went to check on my 8 Polish babies that hatched 6 days ago and one is very lethargic. i gave him some sugar water but he was making a noise every time he breathed. he is not doing it now but we are just sitting on the couch and he looks like he is sleeping. i don't think there is anything i can do for him. the others are fine.
    anyone with suggestion??? [​IMG]
     
  2. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he just started peeping... is that a good sign???
     
  3. Alliefisher

    Alliefisher Out Of The Brooder

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    That probably is a good sign because if he was dyeing I don't think he would chirp he would probably just sit there.
     
  4. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he died.... [​IMG]
     
  5. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry that your chick died. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Edited to add: We had a Polish die soon after hatching. He/she would have been a lovely silver-laced had he lived.
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2011
  6. kfisher123

    kfisher123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I'm so sorry for you. [​IMG]
     
  7. rgraf

    rgraf Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry you lost your chick. [​IMG] I lost one yesterday, I had hoped I could save it, but it didn't make it. It's no fun losing one but remember to still enjoy the others.
     

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